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CakePHP vs Node.js: What are the differences?

What is CakePHP? The Rapid Development Framework for PHP. CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system.

What is Node.js? A platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

CakePHP and Node.js can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Open source" is the top reason why over 34 developers like CakePHP, while over 1321 developers mention "Npm" as the leading cause for choosing Node.js.

CakePHP and Node.js are both open source tools. Node.js with 35.5K GitHub stars and 7.78K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than CakePHP with 7.9K GitHub stars and 3.4K GitHub forks.

Uber Technologies, Twitter, and HotelTonight are some of the popular companies that use Node.js, whereas CakePHP is used by EventManager-Online.com, Swat.io, and Gymglish. Node.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4102 company stacks & 4028 developers stacks; compared to CakePHP, which is listed in 66 company stacks and 29 developer stacks.

What is CakePHP?

CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system.

What is Node.js?

Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
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